Shauni O’Neill married Pastor Keyon Henderson.
The reality TV star, 47, who was married to NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal from 2002 to 2011 and has Sharif, 22, Ameera, 20, Shakira, 19, and Mearah, 16, has tied the knot marriage to a pastor. Keyon in Anguilla on Saturday (05/28/22), just a few months after the loss of his father.
She told PEOPLE: “I just lost my father in February. So I really struggled with how I was going to walk down the aisle. Losing my father in the midst of planning this wedding was a lot, so my sons passed me on. “
The Basketball Wives star, who is also the mother of 25-year-old Miles from a previous relationship, reportedly walked down the aisle with her three sons at the Aurora Anguilla Resort and Golf Club and “knew” the place was the right place to get married at. first visit.
She said: “We immediately fell in love with him. I think after that first visit, we realized that this is the place where we would like to get married. We are proud to be connected [with the people on this island]. We wanted our guests to have a fun weekend. We just like to have fun and love each other and we wanted to do that with our friends and family.”
Shawnee, who filed for divorce from Shaquille back in 2009 due to “irreconcilable differences,” began dating Keyon in 2019 before getting engaged in 2021, and her current husband explained that she, Shawnee, was shocked that he didn’t kiss her on their first date.
He said, “I was in California going to preach… Finally she agreed to meet me if she had time after her meal. But [afterwards], I walk her to the car, hug her sideways, let her get into the car and drive away. She gave me a complete pandemonium [over not kissing her] weeks. So [at the wedding] I showed her the kiss I would have given her the day I met her.